Indonesia to broadcast more Chinese tv series

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Added On January 22, 2020

Indonesia's public television broadcaster TVRI plans to broadcast more Chinese dramas and documentaries to enhance people-to-people exchange between China and Indonesia.

 
The Television of the Republic of Indonesia is partnering with Guangxi Radio and Television to broadcast more Chinese dramas and documentaries in Indonesia.
 
The two broadcasters launched two programs: "Drama China" and "Miracle China" on Monday.
 
Guangxi Radio and Television's vice president Zheng Kui said the shows will help promote Chinese culture and Chinese tourism destinations.
 
SOUNDBITE(CHINESE): ZHENG KUI, Vice President, Guangxi Radio and Television
"Indonesian people and Chinese people have similar tastes and values. Both countries also have rich cultures. I hope the program exchange between the two TV stations can strengthen the relationship between China and Indonesia."
 
The Deputy Director of Indonesia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said she thinks Indonesian viewers will enjoy the new programs.
 
SOUNDBITE(BAHASA INDONESIA), ELIZANI NADIA SUMAMPOUW, Deputy Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
"We expect that interaction between China and Indonesia will increase in the future through such cooperation, by broadcasting Chinese programs on Indonesian television and vice versa."
 
The two sides also plan to co-produce new television programs. In 2018, TVRI first broadcasted the Chinese animation show "Panda Fanfare" and the Chinese drama "Feather Flies to the Sky".